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2 in custody in connection to April murder in Charleston, MO

Demarcus Owens (Source: DPS) Demarcus Owens (Source: DPS)
Rontavious Clark (DPS) Rontavious Clark (DPS)
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CHARLESTON, MO (KFVS) -

Charleston, Missouri DPS says two people are now facing charges in connection to a April 2014 murder.

According to DPS Director Robert Hearnes, on Thursday night the Charleston Department of Public Safety and the Missouri State Highway Patrol made two arrests in connection with the April 18 murder of Anthony Fisher, 44, of Charleston.

According to Charleston DPS, Demarcus Owens, 23, and Rontavious Clark, 17, both of Charleston, Missouri, were taken into custody.

Owens is being held on a warrant charging him with murder 1st, robbery 1st, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon. There is no bond on his warrant.

Clark is being held on a warrant charging him with hindering prosecution. His bond has been set at $100,000 cash only.

On Friday, April 18, at about 3 p.m., Charleston DPS began getting 911 calls of gunshots fired on North Elm Street near Mark Twain Park.

DPS Director Robert Hearnes said officers found Fisher inside a vehicle at the intersection of Elm and Lafayette Streets.

Fisher was then taken to an area medical facility for treatment where he later died.

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